Woods is hitting the road this Summer & Fall, with dates running from now til the end of September. In July the band will tour the East Coast and Midwest with Parquet Courts, including a return trip to Pitchfork Fest in Chicago. In September they'll headline their own Woodsist Festival, with events in Big Sur and Pioneertown, California - on the Sept. West Coast run they'll be joined by pals The Fresh & Onlys. The band will release a new single on July 9 in celebration of the tour, and on the B-side they cover The Kinks' "God's Children."
More about the new single:
The recording of these songs serves as a farewell to Rear House, Woods' home, recording studio, creative refuge and beloved shithole for 10 long years. "God's Children" is a classic Kinks tune from the soundtrack to the 1971 British film "Percy." "Be All Be Easy," originally from 2011's Sun and Shade, was re-recorded to capture the live form that's taken shape since it's original release. Both are the first Woods recordings to feature new drummer, Aaron Neveu.
Fri-Jul-12 Hudson, NY - Half Moon
Sat-Jul-13 Boston, MA TT - The Bears *
Sun-Jul-14 Portland, ME - Space 538 *
Mon-Jul-15 Burlington, VT - Signal Kitchen *
Tue-Jul-16 Montreal, QC - Il Motore *
Wed-Jul-17 Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern *
Thu-Jul-18 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
Fri-Jul-19 Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival
Mon-Jul-22 Louisville, KY - Zanzabar *
Tue-Jul-23 Charlottesville, VA - Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar *
Wed-Jul-24 Philadelphia, PA - Morgan's Pier *
Thu-Jul-25 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar *
Sat-Jul-27 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom #
Thu-Aug-01 Berlin - Berghain Kantine
Fri-Aug-02 Katowice - Off Festival
Sat-Aug-03 Vienna - Flex
Sun-Aug-04 Nürnberg - Folk im Park
Mon-Aug-05 Hamburg - Aalhaus
Tue-Aug-06 Köln - King Georg
Wed-Aug-07 Sibenik - Terraneo Festival
Sat-Aug-10 Helsinki - Flow Festival
Sun-Aug-11 Amsterdam - MC Theater
Wed-Aug-14 Luxembourg - Exit07
Thu-Aug-15 Paris - Plage de Glazart
Fri-Aug-16 St. Malo - La Route du Rock
Sun-Aug-18 Powys - Greenman Festival
Mon-Aug-19 London - Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
Mon-Sep-16 Vancouver, BC - Electric Owl %
Tue-Sep-17 Seattle, WA - Barboza %
Wed-Sep-18 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios %
Fri-Sep-20 San Francisco, CA - The Chapel %
Sun-Sep-22 Big Sur, CA - Woodsist Festival @ Henry Miller Memorial Library
Wed-Sep-25 San Luis Obispo, CA - SLO Brew %
Thu-Sep-26 San Diego, CA - Casbah %
Fri-Sep-27 Los Angeles, CA - Center for the Arts Eagle Rock %
Sat-Sep-28 Pioneertown, CA - Woodsist Festival @ Pappy and Harriet's %#
* = w/ Parquet Courts
# = w/ Alex Bleeker and the Freaks
% = w/ The Fresh & Onlys
Listen to 'Be All Be Easy' here:
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